Aponogetonaceae
A genus of the family aponogetonaceae. Aquatic rosette plants with underwater leaves and some species with floating. The leaves have long petioles, the leaf blades of the underwater leaves are…

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Astatotilapia
Polygamous species. Females incubate eggs in the mouth for 15 to 20 days. Astatotilapia Brown Victoria, sandy biotopes. Length - up to 13 cm. the body is greyish-green, with 8-10…

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Why does the water in the aquarium turn green
One of the most common problems associated with the care of the aquarium — changing the color of the water. Although greening does not bring tangible harm to plants and…

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aquatic environment

Aquarium tips: essential information

The most common cause of fish diseases is stress. The cause of stress can be the wrong environment and food or the wrong choice of fish species-some species can not coexist in the same aquarium. Maintain the well-being of fish in the aquarium is not difficult, if you pay attention to the following points:

First, the aquarium itself. From what aquarium you choose depends on its future location, the necessary equipment and species of fish. One of the main requirements – the aquarium should be in a suitable place and on a stable surface, where it can not be accidentally touched. It is also important to avoid drafts and direct sunlight. The size of the aquarium should correspond to the type of fish you choose. If you choose a small aquarium (about 75 liters) – then you will fit small fish. Continue reading

Why are my guppies fighting each other?

Neil Monks will give some advice to the reader about possible skirmishes between male guppies.

Question. I have a 65-litre (14 gallon) full-cycle aquarium and 4 male blue guppies live in it. I recently added four more male guppies to the aquarium, this time red guppies, and it looks like they’re hitting on each other, but I don’t know if they’re fighting.

I’ve read that male guppies tend not to bother each other. Why doesn’t that apply to my fish? Will they stop behaving like that after they get used to each other? If not, would they cause each other serious injury? Continue reading

Aquascaping is the modern art of aquarium decoration

Aquascaping is the modern art of aquarium decoration
Aquascaping is now a popular direction in design, which will help to make a work of art out of an ordinary aquarium. Its founder is the Japanese photographer and designer Takashi Amano, who established an annual international competition for those who are ready to compete in the design of aquariums.

Different approaches to the design of the aquarium
Before you start to choose the soil for the aquarium, decorations and actually buy fish, decide how you want to see this “artificial pond”. There are the following approaches to the implementation of the design: Continue reading

Ethical aspects of aquariums
Ethics is a set of principles of correct behavior, a theory or system of moral values. Applicable to Pets, this means that the owner of the animal must do everything…

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How to prepare an aquarium to run fish
Stages of work on the arrangement of a new aquarium In order for the aquarium to function smoothly in the future, it is important not only to choose the right…

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Tips on the number of fish in the aquarium
A huge number of diseases in fish appear due to low water quality, so the main thing for you is to maintain the water in the aquarium in good condition.…

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How to choose aquarium fish
At first glance, aquarium fish — an ideal choice for those who do not want to burden themselves with unnecessary worries about Pets. All you need is to buy an…

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